Danyale Thomas, owner of Good Hair salon in Seattle, talks about creating a natural hair market in the Pacific Northwest.
The U.S. first lady encourages young women in Gaborone, Botswana.
Why is it that Seattle, with its green beauty, economic opportunity and coolness factor, finds it so difficult to attract and retain young black professionals?
The Seattle Times' 19th annual ranking of the region's top public companies for 2009 and a special analysis of the top companies of the decade, 2000-09.
The Seattle Times staff wins the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting.
Real winner of this year's 'Olympics of Debating'? Host nation, Botswana.
As the graduates of Millennium High School in Lower Manhattan danced through their prom night, they celebrated the school that grew out of the rubble of Sept. 11, 2001.
In "Bright-Sided," author and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich takes on the all-American philosophy of positive thinking.
A neighborhood institution falls after 49 years, leaving frustration, sadness, and memories.
Prisons across Massachusetts lack federal or state funding for college-degree programs, yet professors in the Pioneer Valley are launching courses for inmates and students.
The poet laureate of Riker's Island teaches lessons from her past.
Governor Deval Patrick criticized the US Supreme Court for considering stepping back from its 1954 decision banning segregation in public schools.
The gathering of prominent black leaders at Faneuil Hall a century ago was a pivotal moment in the African-American civil rights movement, but it has been largely forgotten.
"There's no monsters anymore," said Althea Robinson, a preschool teacher at the center. "There's kids killing each other. That's the new monster."
Born in time to benefit from lifesaving drugs, Africa's first generation of kids born with HIV are teens. Their story begins in Botswana.
At University of Miami exhibit, "Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity," artists of color examine the American dream.
A Visual.ly infographic on Static Content Analysis, researched and sourced by me.
A short feature for Sawubona, South African Airways inflight magazine.
In resource-rich Eastern Congo, the latest threat to mountain gorillas and their habitats isn't rebel groups, but oil drilling.
Amid persistent tensions in the Middle East, a synagogue and two vehicles were defaced in separate incidents in Miami.
Homeless patients get salon treatment at Jamaica Plain rehab center.
In Fort Lauderdale and across the country, crime rates have plummeted. So why don’t we feel any safer?
Fort Lauderdale is a place with a future – but also with a past. As the city grows and redevelops, some grapple with how best to preserve its unique history.
From pythons to lionfish to a few kinds of lizard, South Florida is invasive species’ favorite U.S. destination. That’s a problem.